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Underage drinking continues to be a major concern among adults nationwide.

Research is essential to new advances in medicine that can improve the lives of children. Without child participation in medical research, few major advances in healthcare would be possible.

The recent abundance of online rating sites includes a variety of goods and services, including health care providers. Although doctor rating websites are readily available, parents may wonder if those ratings are trustworthy.

Online rating sites for various goods and services have grown in popularity over the recent years. When looking for a service, online reviews can be a common source of public information. But what about when it comes to healthcare?

School budget challenges have resulted in deep funding cuts for middle and high school sports. Many school districts now charge “pay-to-play” fees for student athletes.

This week is the National Sleep Foundation’s annual Sleep Awareness Week, a campaign to increase awareness of sleep importance, safety, and health benefits.

Last year, sexting rose from number 13 to the number 6 top health concern for children in our annual Top 10 Report.  Twenty states have laws prohibiting sexting, but a previous poll suggests that less people are in favor of taking legal action against mino

Annual flu vaccination for all US children 6 months to 18 years has been recommended since 2008, yet vaccination rates for flu lag behind most other childhood vaccines.

Since 2008, annual flu vaccination has been recommended for all US children 6 months to 18 years. Despite public health efforts, flu vaccination rates remain below target levels and lag behind most other childhood vaccines.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental health problems like childhood caries (cavities in the baby teeth) are the leading cause of chronic disease for young children.